Mark Kermode Online in 3D

When’s it on? Monday 16 November, BFI Player

Mark Kermode is online and in your living room on BFI Player. With the help of friends from across the film industry, Mark explores, critiques and dissects film culture past and present and reveals some cinematic guilty pleasures.


  • Julien Temple will join Mark to discuss his upcoming documentary Crock of Gold – A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan
  • Henry Blake for County Lines
  • Kathleen Turner – The Life & Times of Molly Ivins

Writing Drama for Television: Jed Mercurio in Conversation with John Yorke

When’s it on? Tuesday 17 November, 19:00, BFI YouTube
BFI at Home are hosting Jed Mercurio in conversation with head of BBC Writers’ Academy, John Yorke, focusing on the art of writing for television from the creator of some of the world’s biggest TV dramas, including Line of Duty and Bodyguard. Considered one of Britain’s most successful television writers, his shows are some of the most popular, regularly breaking viewing figure records. He’s written stories that cover everything from police anti-corruption, close protection and overworked junior doctors. Jed will be answering questions from emerging screenwriters and filmmakers from BFI Film Academy and BBC Maestro about his career, process and craft. 
BBC Maestro offers inspirational courses taught by the most experienced creators in the world Jed Mercurio’s Writing Drama for Television course is available on BBC Maestro now.

Terry Gilliam at 80

When’s it on? Sunday 22 November, 17:00, BFI YouTube

On 22 November highly acclaimed film director, writer and animator Terry Gilliam turns 80! We are excited to mark the occasion by celebrating his film career with the man himself in conversation with writer and broadcaster Jason Solomons. With some exclusive clips, many a tale to tell and a very special birthday surprise, join us as we raise a glass to a film making legend in true BFI style.